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FirstLight Tapped by Largest Independent High School in US

By | 2018-02-14T11:19:46+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: dark fiber, EdTech, education, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , |

Geographically Diverse Internet Circuits and Dark Fiber WAN Meet Pinkerton Academy’s Growing Bandwidth Needs of More Than 3,500 End Users Great education sector win for FirstLight announced today! Pinkerton Academy, the largest independent high school in the US, has selected FirstLight to provide high speed Internet to connect 23 buildings across its 170+-acre campus in Derry, [...]

The New Age of Interconnectivity: JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable

By | 2017-12-21T09:47:58+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: cloud, interconnection, Internet, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Technology, Telecom, telecom interview, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

Just released - our latest JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable, "The New Age of Interconnectivity." Technological advances and increasing network capacity demands are posing new and progressively difficult challenges for network interconnection and cloud service providers. This JSA Virtual CEO roundtable examines these challenges and detail how forward-thinking companies are addressing interconnectivity challenges today; and how they’ll [...]

Net Neutrality Vote is In: So is this Good or Bad for Telecom? We Want to Hear From You!

By | 2017-12-14T15:58:05+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: applications services, bandwidth, community news, Connectivity, Global Telecommunications, Government, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Protocols, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Managed Security, Net Neutrality, Network, Security, Telecom, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The ruling we’ve been waiting for is now in the books: the FCC, in a 3-2 vote today, approved the measure to remove the net neutrality rules it put into effect two years ago, preventing Internet providers from blocking and throttling traffic and offering paid fast lanes. Specifically, the FCC is removing the rules barring ISPs [...]

Maine’s Pepperell Mill Campus Taps FirstLight for High Speed Internet for Tenants

By | 2017-11-14T08:46:29+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: cloud, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pepperell Mill Campus, an adaptive redevelopment project featuring commercial and residential space in Biddeford, Maine, has selected FirstLight for an extensive network upgrade with a 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) high speed Internet solution across its 16 buildings on 16 acres of land. With a variety of tenants requiring different levels of Internet connectivity, FirstLight worked [...]

Crosslake Fibre Reaches Subsea Cable Milestone

By | 2017-10-18T14:20:28+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, carrier, cloud, dark fiber, data, Data Center, fiber optics, Financial, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

New Cable System Will Provide High Capacity Options for Carriers, Financials, Content Providers and Enterprises Internet growth has reached the “zettabyte era”, as reported by Cisco. Global internet traffic reached a run rate of 1 zettabyte (ZB) last year and is expected to double by 2020. Internet applications, cloud, content and tech trends are driving demands [...]

New Hampshire Judicial Branch Selects FirstLight for Internet, Colo

By | 2017-10-18T11:13:28+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Court System Praises FirstLight for Exceptional Service Record and Offering Customized Solutions to Address Growing Network Requirements FirstLight announced today at The INCOMPAS Show 2017 that the New Hampshire Judicial Branch has selected FirstLight to provide Internet and data center services for its system of 82 courts in 38 locations throughout the state. The New Hampshire [...]

Hurricane Irma – How NJFX is Supporting Critical Global Infrastructure

By | 2017-09-12T11:47:19+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, carrier, colocation, Data Center, data center tour, disaster recovery, General, global carrier, global data center, international carrier, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean, Florida and up through the southeast over the last few days. Thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed, communities were flooded and trees were uprooted all through the region. Its full effects are yet to be completely known. One thing that is certain is that power outages are widespread. Residences [...]

FirstLight to Enhance Healthcare Operations Management for ConvenientMD

By | 2017-07-26T13:33:07+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data security, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, healthcare, Internet, IT, IT Infrastructure, Network, Network Solutions, Security, voice, VoIP, VoIP service|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are few industries implementing technology as rapidly into their operations as healthcare. FirstLight recognizes this, and has been working with top medical organizations to bring better connectivity and reliable networks. To that end, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that ConvenientMD, an urgent care walk-in group with locations throughout New [...]

Integra Optics: The Most Trusted Name In Uptime

By | 2017-07-14T15:53:21+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Brand, Brand Marketing, broadband infrastructure, carrier, General, global carrier, interconnection, international carrier, Internet, Network, network equipment, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Telecom, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Integra Optics has revamped its brand, complete with a redesigned logo, beautiful new website, and a slew of informative content that reinforce its dedication to cutting edge technology that facilitates uptime. Integra Optics understands that end users expect their internet and phones to work 100% of the time. That’s why Integra Optics is 100% focused on [...]

France-IX hits milestone of ten 100Gbps ports delivered

By | 2017-05-17T13:12:17+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: 100G, European Service Provider, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, ITW, peering, Peering exchange, service providers, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

This week, the ITW 2017 floor has been buzzing with exciting news. One company in particular being France-IX and their impressive IXP growth reflects winning formula of strong traffic increase and affordable pricing. France-IX, the premier Internet Peering Service Provider in France, announced that it delivered its tenth 100Gbps port last month. The first members to sign up [...]

Wilcon Launches Rapid Connect Service, Enabling Fast Deployments of Bundled Space, Power and Internet

By | 2017-05-15T10:20:48+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Asia Pacific, carrier, cloud, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, International Telecoms Week, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, welcomes a new service to its portfolio – Rapid Connect. Rapid Connect brings carriers, service providers and cloud startups a seamless, cost-effective and fast way to establish network infrastructure in as few as ten business days. Plus, Wilcon’s state-of-the-art colocation is at [...]

FirstLight Solutions Enrich Overall Performance for Greater Johnstown School District

By | 2017-05-11T14:47:19+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, dark fiber, education, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, Internet, Network, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has experienced expansive growth during the past year, and has provided network solutions to more and more organizations in a variety of sectors. In keeping with that trend, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast announced today that the Greater Johnstown School District has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity to schools throughout [...]

High Performance Networking: Paves the Way for Digital Transformation

By | 2017-03-16T13:05:11+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Applications, applications services, architecture, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, business expansion, business investment, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, General, Global Telecommunications, Internet, lit fiber, tech, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Businesses of all sizes are looking for ways to adapt to changing market conditions and manage growth. Companies are seeking new strategies to secure additional customers and take care of existing ones. Embracing digital transformation is a way to make things happen more efficiently, cost-effectively and securely. Companies can connect remote offices, transfer large files, leverage [...]

Acquisition Alert: FirstLight to Acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group

By | 2017-03-06T11:52:49+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, cloud, Cloud service provider, dark fiber, Data Center, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We've got the latest in telecom acquisitions right here for you. And this time, FirstLight is once again on the move! The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast today announced its intent to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), a subsidiary of Trumansburg Telephone Company (TTC). FLTG provides data, Internet and voice [...]

Faction Solidifies its Position as a Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Pioneer

By | 2017-03-01T10:49:39+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, colocation, Cybersecurity, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center migration, data center news, data network services, enterprise, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Faction, General, hybrid, hybrid cloud, IaaS, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, interconnection, Internet, Internet Service Providers, Multi cloud, network provider, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Faction® reinforces its position as a true cloud innovator. The company announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Faction a patent for its pioneering work on hybrid and multi-cloud networking. The Faction technology provides a unified data fabric for composing true hybrid and multi-cloud solutions. As an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider, [...]

GI Partners Acquires KOMO Plaza in $276M Deal

By | 2017-02-02T09:13:05+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, Asia Pacific, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Building Information Modeling, business acquisition, carrier, carrier-neutral, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, data network services, General, interconnection, Internet, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, IT, JS&A News, meet me room, Network, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GI Partners just expanded its very high profile ‘technology’ property portfolio. With its recent acquisition of KOMO Plaza for $276M, a state-of-the-art carrier hotel and data center facility, GI Partners now has the entire U.S. West Coast covered. As a leading alternative asset manager, San Francisco-based GI Partners also owns the iconic One Wilshire building, located [...]

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